K-12 Data & Security Summit

A one-day professional development event focused on data use and security for K12 Administrators, Curriculum leaders, and Technology leaders.

The Learning Technology Center is facilitating a one-day K-12 Data and Security Summit. K-12 Administrators, Curriculum leaders, and Technology leaders will be able to identify current legal requirements and learn best practices for data privacy and security of data and the educational environment.

Target Audience: Administrators, curriculum leaders, technology leaders, and staff in K-12 school districts who are responsible for collecting, maintaining, reporting, certifying, and/or protecting and securing student data and the educational environment are encouraged to participate. Bring a team from your School or District.

Speakers:
Doug Levin, President of EdTech Strategies, LLC
Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology
Privacy Assistance Center from the US Department of Education

PD Hours: 6

Cost: $25/person

**Registration is full.

January 16, 2019
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Tinley Park Convention Center
18451 Convention Center Dr, Tinley Park, IL 60477

January 17, 2019
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Thelma Keller Convention Center
1202 N Keller Dr, Effingham, IL 62401

8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:50 The Cybersecurity Risks Facing Schools Today and Tomorrow
Doug Levin, EdTech StrategiesAs schools have increased their reliance on technology for teaching, learning, assessment, and school operations, so too have they increased their exposure to cybersecurity risks. Based on data about publicly-disclosed school cybersecurity incidents since 2016 (published on the K-12 Cyber Incident Map), this presentation will help participants understand why schools are at-risk, what the most common cybersecurity issues schools experience are, and how schools can best respond to this emerging issue.
9:55-10:45 So you think you know FERPA? A.K.A. FERPA 201
Privacy Technical Assistance Center, U. S. Department of EducationWork with Student data for a while? You got this privacy stuff down? Come join the Privacy Technical Assistance Center to delve into some advanced scenarios based on recent guidance and real cases received by PTAC. Or bring your own questions. You know how much we love saying ? It depends.
Administration/Curriculum Leaders
Cybersecurity Strategies for Tech Staff
Chris Hill, CIO, Illinois Department of Innovation and TechnologyThis session will provide technical ideas and steps for assessing and managing risk and protecting data in Illinois K-12 Schools through the lens of the State of Illinois Cybersecurity Strategy.
Technology Directors/Support
10:50-11:40 Cybersecurity Strategies for District Leaders
Chris Hill, CIO, Illinois Department of Innovation and TechnologyThis session will provide strategies and concepts for assessing and managing risk and protecting data in Illinois K-12 Schools through the lens of the State of Illinois Cybersecurity Strategy.
Administration/Curriculum Leaders
Improving Baseline School Cybersecurity Controls
Doug Levin, EdTech StrategiesDoug Levin This presentation will offer a detailed look at some of the most significant cybersecurity incidents that schools have faced in recent years and the baseline cybersecurity controls–school policies, cybersecurity tools, and user training and awareness-building–that might have prevented them. We’ll also explore ways that school IT staff can garner support for better school cybersecurity practices.
Technology Directors/Support
11:40-12:20 Lunch
12:30-1:30 FERPA and Data Security: Managing Risk When Everything is Broken
Privacy Technical Assistance Center, U. S. Department of EducationThis session will provide training on current data security best practices for education data systems, including user privacy and security awareness, privacy and security program development. It will address ways in which schools are vulnerable and common security failures seen in districts. This session is appropriate for anyone who has access to student data.
Administration/Curriculum Leaders/Technology Directors/Support
1:35-2:25 Strategies and Tactics to Manage School Cybersecurity Risks
Doug Levin, EdTech StrategiesThis presentation will introduce risk management strategies — frameworks, policies, practices, and tools–that school leaders and administrators can implement to better manage the cybersecurity issues their schools are facing. Given the unique roles that school administrators play in their school communities, the presentation will also offer concrete advice on how they can improve their personal digital security posture.
Administration/Curriculum Leaders
How To Prepare for the Unexpected
Chris Wherley, Learning Technology CenterDiscuss real-world situations and solutions, gain insight into how other districts address data and security concerns, and share resources and strategies available to IT staff.
Technology Directors/Support
2:30-3:30 Expert Panel Discussion on Data and Security

Doug Levin, EdTech Strategies
Chris Hill, CIO, Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology
Privacy Technical Assistance Center, U. S. Department of Education

Administration/Curriculum Leaders/Technology Directors/Support